Erica Lucke Dean

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memorial day

Why didn’t I just have a barbeque like everyone else?

This is NOT what they meant when they said today was a day to honor those who have fought. They were NOT referring to the discord within the walls of my house.

Please tell me they weren’t.

I had such high hopes for today. My chickens have laid seven eggs in a span of four days (yippee!) The kids spent the day at the lake. And we even had an evening of family fun planned. But that’s the thing about fun…sometimes you cross the line from fun to uh oh faster than you can put out a grill fire.

No, we didn’t have a grill fire…just a little emotional fireworks. Oh, and a MacGuyer-style torch made from an aerosol can and a BIC lighter…but that’s how everyone kills spiders, right? No? Just at my house then?

Thank goodness the drama has died down, and no one died (other than that really big spider, that is) and I’m ready for bed. I’m glad these three-day weekends don’t come around every week. I don’t know if I’d have the stamina for that.

Until the next time…I’ll be cleaning up the mess in the kitchen!

 

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